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Title: La giustificazione trans-religiosa dell’ethos. Sapere della giustizia e politiche dello spirito
On Trans-religious justification of the ethos
Authors: Sequeri, Pierangelo
Keywords: theologypost-modernity
Issue Date: 2001
Publisher: EUT Edizioni Università di Trieste
Source: Pierangelo Sequeri, "La giustificazione trans-religiosa dell’ethos. Sapere della giustizia e politiche dello spirito", in: Etica & Politica / Ethics & Politics, III (2001) 2
Series/Report no.: Etica & Politica / Ethics & Politics
III (2001) 2
In this essay the author maintains that the brelationship with the ideality of being is characterised by the well- promising convergence of truth’s revelation with justice’s assurance. The being’s truth is attested by the stability of good. Being is being comme il faut, as it must be in order to be good, as it must be in order to be fine. From this point of view, post-modern conscience is criticised. The author argues that modern conscience is something different both from the figures of illuministic subjectivity, and from the figures moulded by historical conscience: it is not diachronic in relationship with the projectual, constructive, emancipatory orientation of freedom, but it is not synchronic either, as on the contrary structuralism (functionalism, constructivism, contractualism) wrongly maintain because of its need of coherence. We could define it chronic: linked to symbolic values of temporal flood and distrustful of any stability of being in its different ties (as truth and as justice). Distrustful, because it has separated being from its connections. In this way the contemporary drift of European secularisation has generated a new figure: that of an agnosticism interested in religion and uninterested in faith. The author gives an accurate analysis of this type of agnosticism by treating it as a figure of post-modern secularity.
Type: Article
ISSN: 1825-5167
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